Rebalancing the Middle East

US Middle East policies should strive to balance power between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Emma Sky
April 23, 2015

Iran Deal Reached, Struggle For Acceptance Begins

Permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany crawl in reaching agreement on Iran’s nuclear program
Dilip Hiro
April 2, 2015

Countering the Islamic State Scourge

Sunni and Shia nations must unite to battle oppression and the Islamic State violence
Riaz Hassan
March 19, 2015

Identity Politics, Corruption, Insecurity: Brave New World

Arab Spring protests, Islamic State –extremists feed off narratives of injustice, elites punish reformers
John Githongo
March 10, 2015

Why the West Is Losing the Battle Against Radical Islam

The US and Europe fail to summon the courage to criticize Saudi Arabia or toxic Wahhabism
Azeem Ibrahim
February 26, 2015

History Without Borders

Asia Inside Out Project resists history’s attraction to national borders by studying shifts over five centuries
Peter C. Perdue
February 24, 2015